动词过去式:deadlined 过去分词:deadlined 现在分词:deadlining 第三人称单数:deadlines
n point in time by which sth must be done 截止时间（必须完成某事物的期限）
*meet, miss a deadline 如期、超过期限
* I have a March deadline for the novel, ie It must be finished by March. 我那本小说必须在三月完成.
a date or time by which you have to do or complete something
The deadline for applications is May 27th.
It has to be in before the deadline of July 1st.
meet/miss a deadline
(=have or not have something finished on time)
working under pressure to meet a deadline
set/impose a deadline
They've set a deadline of Nov 5.
(=a deadline that is difficult)
1. The deadline for making an application is next Friday. 申请期限截止于下星期五。
2. In Japan the Western deadline approach is secondary to a thorough job. 在日本，有始有终的工作比西方人对工作采取最后期限的态度更受推崇。